Archive for October, 2017

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Money Week to include $$ advice, Colangelo talk

October 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Creating a realistic financial budget and then sticking to it is a challenge for many people, but the Colangelo College of Business is here to help with Money Week. Presentations on Monday through Thursday will address every aspect of handling your money and also will feature visits by 36 companies Wednesday and a session with Jerry Colangelo on Thursday.

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ESPN executive’s talk is a highlight for students

October 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Colangelo School of Sports Business students get to hear presentations by lots of industry leaders, but Thursday was a special treat. Edward Erhardt, a top ESPN executive, shared interesting information about the cable television sports network and — most important for them — how to get a job there.

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Teachers, students go extra mile(s) for education

October 26, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Passion and excitement overflowed Wednesday at GCU Arena as hundreds of educators, specialists and students from across the state gathered with one purpose: to better education. “There is such an extreme power in teaching every single day, and as teachers in the education profession we need to realize that power and take it up a notch. Teach up,” said Dr. Lisa Mayberry, GCU alum and adjunct faculty member and State Advisor for Educators Rising Arizona.

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Globetrotter, Phoenix native delivers shot of goodwill

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes remembers practicing shots at Phoenix’s legendary Harmon Park basketball court, in the neighborhood where he grew up. The Phoenix native returned to his old stomping grounds to talk to students at Lowell Elementary about how to prevent bullying and will be at GCU Arena on Saturday with the legendary Globetrotters.

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GCU named ‘most outdoorsy school in the nation’

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University has a multitude of opportunities for students to explore Arizona, so it’s really not a surprise that it won the recent Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge. It was the first time the University entered the competition.

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Top Christian author coming to campus this weekend

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. John Piper, who has written more than 50 books and has been preaching for more than 30 years, will be on the Grand Canyon University campus Friday and Saturday for two presentations. Both are open to the public, and tickets are only $5.

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Fitness Facts: Know your risk for breast cancer

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Knowing your risk and early detection are critical in defeating breast cancer. Here’s how to achieve those goals.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: First things first

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Anyone who ever has tackled a big project probably knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Dr. Deb has some tips to help dial down the stress and get things done.

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Drivers’ visit fast-tracks knowledge of jobs in racing

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Two NASCAR drivers, Justin Allgaier and Ben Rhodes, came to campus Tuesday and addressed several classes of Colangelo College of Business students, then spent an hour in front of the Student Union talking with more students. The visit was indicative of CCOB’s connection with Phoenix International Raceway and another example of what it teaches about networking.

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Trusting God brings contentment, Crist tells Chapel

October 24, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Being happy and content can be tricky, Terry Crist of Hillsong Church Phoenix told Chapel on Monday. But true contentment doesn’t require sacrificing our ambitions, Crist said. The answer is simply to trust God.

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